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Study UK Conference and AGM - 16 December 2013

15 November 2013

This year’s Study UK Conference and AGM 2013 will be held on 16 December 2013 at the BIS Conference Centre in Westminster from 9.30am till 5.30pm (registration at 9am).

The conference will focus on two critical themes for UK Independent Education today:

  • The Future of UK Higher Education: expanding choice, empowering students and driving innovation
  • Maintaining the UK’s international competitiveness: global trends, opportunities and policy challenges

Plenary sessions with industry leading keynote speakers and specialised breakout sessions will allow you to tailor your experience.

Join Study UK and leading names in education as we look at:

  • the evolving nature of Higher Education and how the sector is regulated
  • protecting and enhancing the student experience in a changing sector
  • the importance of data in student choices and educational outcomes
  • risks and opportunities for the UK in the global education market
  • improving the efficiency of the student visa and sponsorship system
  • business management – VAT, accounts auditing and pension obligations
  • advances in international marketing

Why take part?

  • The conference programme will cover all the current major issues in the industry, bringing you up to date with the latest research, insight, policy changes and expert advice.
  • Stimulating plenary talks and discussions will be supported by a choice of breakout sessions to consider a broad range of topics in depth.
  • An unparalleled opportunity for networking with principals and senior staff in the independent education sector. A buffet lunch will be provided as well as refreshments throughout the day.

Content will be delivered by high-profile, thought-provoking speakers and forward-thinking, knowledgeable workshop leaders drawn from across Government, business and the sector.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science
  • Alison Allden, Chief Executive, Higher Education Statistics Agency
  • Rachel Wenstone, Vice President for Higher Education, National Union of Students
  • Pat Killingley, Director of Higher Education, British Council
  • George Shirley, Head of Sponsorship, Home Office
  • Alice Sachrajda, Institute for Public Policy Research
  • Emma Leech, Chair of HE Market Interest Group, Chartered Institute of Marketing

Book online now to secure your place, with the full day’s programme just £100 for Study UK Members and £130 for non-members. A further 20% discount is available when booking additional delegates.

Watch the website for the full programme schedule, coming soon.

Date and location
Monday 16 December 2013
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1H 0ET
Registration: 09:00 | Programme start: 09:30 | Programme end: 17:30

Booking information
Study UK members: £100. Non-members: £130. (VAT exempt)
(20% discount available when booking additional delegates)
Click here to book online via www.studyuktraining.com or contact the events team:
T: 020 7608 7090 | F: 020 7608 7961 | E: events@study-uk.org



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